The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) is a lead institution under the Water and Environment Sector. Its vision is “Sound management and sustainable utilisation of water and Environment Resources for the present and future generation”. The Mission is ‘To promote and ensure the rational and sustainable utilisation, development and effective management of water and environment resources for socio-economic development of the country’. The Ministry’s mandate is derived from the Constitution of Uganda(1995) and the Local Government Act and is about initiating legislation, policy formulation, setting standards, inspections, monitoring, coordination and back up technical support in relation to water and environment sub sectors.